Two bronze drinking bowls from ancient Iran by Various artists

Bowl with rosette and scallop-shell decoration, ht 3cm, rim diam.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Acquired in:
1995
Presented by:
Anonymous through The Art Fund

17cm, dating from fifth century B, cast so relatively heavy. Bowl with rosette decoration, ht 4cm, rim diam. 13.7cm, shape and decoration suggestlate Hellenistic or Parthian.

Venue details

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